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A History of Hot Cross Buns

by George Kelley

“Good Friday comes this month; the old woman runs. One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns!” - Poor Robin’s Almanack (1733)

With the Easter season upon us, it’s time for the return of a Dakota Harvest spring tradition: The hot cross bun. It’s a rich dough, lightly sweet, and flavored with spices and dried fruit. But where did hot cross buns come from?
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